Express Suffer Another Loss
Eau Claire, WI – The Eau Claire Express (4-13) couldn’t get the offense going in a 3-1 loss against the St. Cloud Rox (8-8).
Eau Claire scored in the bottom of the 8th inning. Devon Garcia (Ohio) on base via the walk. He then stole second base and scored on an RBI single by Spencer Myers (Notre Dame). The Express had three total hits in this evenings game and scored one run. Garcia, Ryan Bishop (Dallas Baptist), and Myers put the three hits on the board for the Express.
Trevor Olson (Xavier) was scheduled to start, but a late scratch was made. Rece Dietrich (Duluth) instead got the start on the mound for the Express. The sophomore made a fantastic start with minimal time to prepare for the game. Dietrich threw 6 innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on six hits and no walks. Isaiah Davis (Fresno State) pitched in relief. Davis has made improvements to his game and went three innings, allowing one run on three hits.
The Express homestand continues tomorrow night, Friday, June 15th, against the St. Cloud Rox. It is Princess Night, presented by WWIB/WOGO Radio! There will be princesses wandering the ballpark and postgame fireworks show. Princesses scheduled to appear (subject to change): Anna and Elsa, Belle and Moana. Make sure you stay after the game for a spectacular post game fireworks show!
Season tickets and 5-Game Packs are on sale now. 5-Game Packs include a reserved seat, Express jersey, Express hat, Express mug, and unlimited food and beverage for $70. Click here to purchase your 5-Game Pack online and we will contact you about your seats. You can also call us at (715)839-7788. Jersey sizes will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
The Eau Claire Express are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Now in its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 190 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.eauclaireexpress.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.